Category Archives: Annual Celebrations


Annual celebrations

Intel 2018


The day had finally arrived and we (the three 5th classes) hurried to our stands where we had set up our projects the previous day.  The excitement and tension was palpable!  Having spent many weeks researching and investigating our scientific question, we eagerly awaited the judges` arrival!  We were nervous, but very excited to hear [...]

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St Pius X GNS become CSI for the day!


Garda Aoife and Garda Sophie solve the crime! The three 5th classes had a forensics workshop with Garda Brendan and Garda Andy.  They showed us a fictional crime scene where,  on returning from the shops, Garda Brendan found his front door smashed in.  He called 999 and we (Garda Aoife and Garda Sophie) turned up [...]

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Maths Week 2018


We had a great week in St. Pius X GNS for Maths Week 2019.  3rd and 4th classes got to visit the beautiful Castletown House and take part in Math's Trails set up inside the house. 5th and 6th class headed to Bushy Park to do their own Math's Trail. 1st Class did Shape Art!

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An Engineer’s Visit to 5th Class


5th class girls learn about the work of an engineer and investigate   materials with engineer Shannon Greene!

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Active Week 2018


Active Week kicked off every morning with "Wake Up Shake Up" at 8.30 a.m.! We got to do Yoga in the sunshine, a kickboxing class, yard games, dodge ball, skipping, obstacle course races to name a few!  Our Healthy picnic was scheduled for Friday 27th but it rained all day.  Some of us still managed [...]

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Engineer Eamonn McDonagh and 6th class girls during Engineering Week 2018


Engineer Eamonn McDonagh visits 6th class girls to view, advise and encourage the girls as they complete their investigations and present their projects on a number of complex engineering questions.

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Lego Workshop


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Engineer Week 2018


Engineers Martha and Colm from Jacobs Engineering Consultants came to visit our 6th class to kick off Engineers Week 2018.

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Declan Holmes visits Pius X, G.N.S. with his interactive space-themed show!


There was great excitement as Declan Holmes arrived in St. Pius X, G.N.S. with his new space-themed show!   Every class had the opportunity to participate in what turned out to be a fascinating insight into the world of space!  Through lots of fun and interactive experiments using rocket balloons, a golf ball and water bottle, […]

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